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Possible explosion near a Sarasota home

April 30, 2018 - 5:05am
of them or possibly a propane tank. It was a heavy explosion, glass shattered", says Bryan. Sheriff deputies say no one was hurt in that

EPA says testing shows air was safe after Superior oil refinery fire was out

April 29, 2018 - 11:52pm
hydrogen fluoride to process high-octane gasoline. An acid catalyst, hydrogen fluoride is one of several federally regulated toxic chemicals

Fire Forces Evacuation of Dow Chemical Plant in Louisiana

April 29, 2018 - 11:46pm
Friday morning at the 2000-acre Dow Chemical petrochemical plant in Hahnville, LA led the company to evacuate “non-essential” personnel and

Firefighters Battle 2 Alarm Commercial Fire In NW OKC

April 29, 2018 - 11:16pm
contents. The building was believed to potentially be a chemical storage warehouse. Hazmat crews also responded to the scene, officials

Explosion, Fire At Valero Texas City Refinery

April 20, 2018 - 12:16am
is a light hydrocarbon unit, according to court clerk Tammy Odom. While the Fire continues to burn as of 7pm ET, no injuries or fatalities

Two dozen sickened, some vomiting, in apparent chemical leak at Milwaukee business

April 19, 2018 - 6:08pm
MILWAUKEE, Wis. (WISN) - Two dozen people were sickened, some vomiting, in an apparent chemical leak at a trucking company on the city's

Hydrogen sulfide, sulfur dioxide leak reported at refinery - Delaware Business Now

April 19, 2018 - 7:26am
of hydrogen sulfideand sulfur dioxide. The release was reported at2:15 p.m. on Wednesday. The chemicals are considered to be hazardous by

Colorado Springs Airport reopens a day after fire damaged terminal

April 18, 2018 - 11:47pm
the building's west side while nearby propane tanks fueled the flames. The tanks were used in hand-held propane torches to heat tar as part

Terrell County schools closed Thursday due to Tyson plant fire

April 18, 2018 - 11:08pm
WALB that it was an ammonia fire and that police were moved further from the scene because of the dangerous chemicals. The fire started

Charles Co. firefighters working on tricky underground plant fire

April 18, 2018 - 4:57am
morning. Smith says the train cars move coal underground to conveyor belts that lift the coal to above ground silos. Currently

Fire destroys structures in Wadena

April 17, 2018 - 12:01pm
was inside and only minor injuries were reported. The fire is believed to have started from a malfunctioning propane heater. The buildings

Butane tank leak prompts brief evacuation at Cox High School

April 17, 2018 - 9:13am
BEACH, Va. – Students and staff were evacuated from Cox High School on Tuesday morning due to a gas leak. Fire crews arrived shortly after

Lab building evacuated Monday as hazmat crews remediate bulging drum

April 16, 2018 - 7:40pm
after 17 years Los Alamos Laboratory partially evacuated workers from the Sigma Building around Monday as hazmat workers responded to the

Gas Related Fire Seriously Injuries Arlington Firefighter

April 16, 2018 - 6:12am
. The gas line was damaged when workers were clearing asphalt. The fire started as excess water was being pumped out to fix the gas line.

Chemical spill reported in Kanawha County

April 14, 2018 - 7:01pm
immediately stopped. No one was hurt. Investigators checked around the area around the plant, ran testing and say the chemical didn't make

Eastern Aluminum Supply Fire

April 14, 2018 - 8:04am
Fire destroys a Goldsboro business. Eastern Aluminum Supply Co. went up in flames Friday afternoon. The Goldsboro Fire Department and other

Crews battle wind, fire at Phoenix transmission shop

April 12, 2018 - 6:32pm
separate portions of this back lot. We've got cars, scrap metals, flammable liquids.. it's just one of those fires that every time you turn

Firefighters have fire contained at ethanol facility

April 12, 2018 - 5:43pm
from Marysville and Kimball Township are at a fire inside the Marysville Ethanol facility on Busha Highway. Marysville Fire Capt. Ben

Three injured in explosion at 3M

April 12, 2018 - 3:32pm
cleared to work with the injured upon arrival. Three people were hurt — two with minor injuries, one with serious injuries. At least one

Chemical Leak Injures Water Workers

April 12, 2018 - 4:43am
Two water plant employees sustained injuries last week due to a chemical leak. After firefighters responded to the incident at Middletown